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New Gaming computer $2000 (AUS)

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August 1, 2012 1:44:25 AM

Hi guys, I'm building my first gaming rig! The parts I've listed below come to around $1900 retail which about my budget, I'm mostly looking for comments about compatibility and general opinions on my choices!

System Usage from Most to Least Important:Gaming, I want to be able to play most games on High/Ultra settings while recording/streaming.

Are you buying a Monitor: Yes, although I'm not sure whcih monitor yet, any suggestions?

Overclocking: No, and I won't think about it in the future.

Your Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080

Parts to Upgrade:

CPU: Intel i7 3770k


Motherboard: ASUS Sabertooth Z77

RAM: Corsair Vengeance/G.Skill Ares 8GB kits

SSD: Corsair Force Series 3/Intel 520 Series | 120GB SSD

HDD: Hitachi Deskstar 7K3000 2TB 7200RPM

Power Supply: Corsair AX850\Corsair HX-850

LG CH12LS28 12X BD-R Blu-ray DVD Combo Drive

Any recommendations for case and monitor would be awesome! General comments on compatibility would be fantastic and anything I have missed! Thanks for your time

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August 1, 2012 2:47:38 AM

If you don't plan on over clocking then no need for an unlocked cpu. Also no need for that board. Cut some cost and size up on the SSD. $149.00
Silverstone Strider Plus 750W ST75F-P 80 PLUS Silver 100% modular $165.00
ASUS P8Z77-V LK Motherboard $219.00
Intel Core i5 3570 $59.00
G.Skill Ares F3-1600C9D-8GAO 8GB (2x4GB) DDR3 $115.00
Seagate Barracuda 2TB ST2000DM001 $489.00
Gigabyte GeForce GTX 670 Overclocked 2GB $209.00
SanDisk Extreme Solid State Drive 240GB